Premier technology executives are expected to come armed with fresh ideas for leveraging technology to deliver new waves of business value and drive future growth for their companies. The 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards recognize those who have reimagined and reinvented themselves to place their organizations on the fast track to groundbreaking transformation in dynamic times.
“As the global health crisis continues technology executives must foster a culture of connectedness in an isolated setting while providing authentic and compassionate leadership that can offer their teams confidence, hope and inspiration for a brighter future.”
— President and CEO of HMG Strategy, Hunter Muller
Chip Suttles begins his eighth season with the Seahawks as Vice President of Technology. He is the voice in guiding the values and mission for the technology needs of the Seahawks and First & Goal Inc. He is responsible for aligning technology vision with the overall business strategy of the organization and increasing the performance of the organization by modernizing technology to improve the customer experience and drive increased revenue. His areas of focus include maintaining and optimizing the IT infrastructure, modernization of stadium technology, supporting player performance analytics, and enhancing the organizations’ mobile applications. Suttles joined the Seahawks after working most recently for the Vancouver Canucks in 2010-11 as Director of Technology. Prior to his two seasons with the Canucks, Suttles worked as the Director of Broadcast Integration for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC). Working with VANOC marked Suttles’ fourth time participating in the Olympic Games; he had previously served in various technology roles in support of the Olympic Games in Torino, Salt Lake City and Atlanta. Suttles and his wife, Lauren, have two sons and a daughter. He enjoys participating in a variety of recreational sports and co founded and actively serves on the board of directors for his community’s local youth football organization.
Chip also serves on:
Steering Committee member for the Sport Entertainment in Alliance with Technology (SEAT)
Customer Advisor Board for the Extreme Networks
Member of the CenturyLink advisory Customer Advisory Group
Member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the NFL Technology Department
Project Management Institute (PMI Member since 1996’) PMP Certified 1999
Louisburg College 1987-89, Associate in Arts (AA)
Virginia Commonwealth University, 1991-1993 Bachelor of Science
Since the inception of its Transformational CIO Awards in 2012, HMG Strategy has been recognizing the industry’s premier technology executives who are making a difference in their organizations through the industry’s most distinguished and recognizable awards program. In 2020, HMG Strategy introduced the Global Technology Executives Who Matter Awards to recognize the top-performing Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Senior Technology Leaders, Venture Capitalists and Search Executives who have demonstrated unparalleled leadership in areas such as Innovation, Business Transformation and Digital Disruption.
In 2021, we are extending our recognition program to honor exemplary technology leaders and leadership teams who are delivering exceptional value to their organizations: The 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards.
These annual awards recognize the top-performing Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Venture Capitalists, Search Industry Executives and other Senior Technology Leaders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the following areas: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Leading into the C-Suite, Creating New Go-to-Market Business Models, Modernizing Enterprise Architecture and Building Culture of Trust.
Nominations are open and are being accepted on a rolling basis. Nominations must be received at least 14 days prior to the regional summit of choice to be considered for recognition. To see HMG Strategy’s full calendar of events for 2021, click here.
To learn more about HMG Strategy’s 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards Program, please call (203) 221-2702 or email HMG Strategy’s Digital Managing Editor, August Pelliccio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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